Should you use an area rug over carpet?

Answer On One Hand: Carpet PreservationArea rugs work well for preserving the carpeting underneath. An area rug takes most of the damage caused to the carpet by frequent treading or potential stains from ... Read More »

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Can an area rug be placed over carpet?

You can place an area rug over carpet. It can provide protection for the carpet in high traffic areas, and add a color accent to a room. Lay down a sheet of padding between the rug and carpet to pr... Read More »

Can area rugs be used over carpet?

On One Hand: Rugs Bring Color to a RoomRugs can tie a room together and bring it to life by adding color and texture. They are very versatile; you can change or replace them as needed. Rugs can als... Read More »

Can you put area rugs over worn carpet?

You can place a room-sized area rug, or layer several smaller area rugs, over worn or stained carpeting. Choose colors that coordinate with the decor or take the opportunity to brighten the room wi... Read More »

Can you put large area rugs over worn wall-to-wall carpet?

Large area rugs are a good way to detract attention from worn carpet and can be successfully placed over wall-to-wall carpet, although a rug pad may be required to prevent the rug from slipping or ... Read More »